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A Closer Look (Planes: Sky Shield) #759540

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 13, 2004
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Congressional Research Service report on missile attacks on civilian planes noted.

(New York: Bob Woodruff) A security system to protect planes from missiles examined; IAI video shown of the Israeli defense system against hand-held shoulder-fired missiles; details given about two laser-jamming & a flare system. [Senator Barbara BOXER - wonders why the US won't do what Israel is doing.] [BAE Systems Burt KEIRSTEAD†, Northrop Grumman Robert del BOCA†- explain their systems.] [Department of Homeland Security assistant secretary Penrose ALBRIGHT†- says the system will be on some planes in five years.]

Jennings, Peter;
Woodruff, Bob

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